National Grids - Class 56's - Railway DVD
The diesel-electric Class 56 diesel locomotives represent one of the few classic designs still at work throughout Britain being used on passenger and freight services.
Our DVD, National Grids, focuses on these fine locomotives also includes both rare and unique scenes, helping to evoke many happy memories.
As the number of the class sees a decline, now’s the time to see these classic locomotives in full colour and be enthralled by their distinctive sound.
Informative and full train details of workings have been included, however commentary has been deliberately omitted for you to have a chance to hear the delightful sound without interruption
Some General Facts about The Class 56’s
Power type Diesel-electric
Builder Electroputere (56 001–56 030)
British Rail Engineering Limited (56 031–56 135)
Build date 1976–1984 Total produced 135
Comments from popular rail magazines
"The film features many strong images" - TRACTION
"A feast for modern traction fans with a well chosen variety of locations. Professionally filmed with good sound and colour quality" - RAIL EXPRESS
Running time 65 mins approx
Produced by GLOBE VIDEO FILMS and released March 2000